Arcadia University News


November 9, 2011

Politicate Engages Campus with 'Why Occupy?'

By Laura Haeberle ’14 and David Jacobs ’ 14 Students and faculty gathered in The Chat on Nov. 3 for a discussion on the worldwide Occupy Movement. The event, titled "Why Occupy?", included guest speakers Dr. Samer Abboud , Assistant Professor of History and International Studies, Dr. Dina Pinsky ,...

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October 28, 2011

20 Students Inducted Into Sigma Iota Rho

Twenty Arcadia students were inducted into the Delta Lambda Chapter of Sigma Iota Rho on Oct. 20. The Honor Society, which is one of Arcadia’s newest, promotes and rewards scholarship and service among students and practitioners of international studies, international affairs and global studies...

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September 8, 2011

Paradis Awarded Recognition from Cheltenham Branch of NAACP

Dr. James Paradis , Adjunct Professor of History, and the Citizens for the Restoration of Historical La Mott (CROHL) was awarded a Certificate of Recognition from the Cheltenham Branch of the NAACP. The recognition is "in honor of your outstanding dedication and commitment to protect and preserve...

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May 6, 2011

Fairy-Tale Wedding in the Castle: The Winners Are…

The results are in for the fairy-tale wedding poll that accompanied the "Romancing the Castle" article in the spring 2011 Arcadia magazine. Bruce Keller , Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Studies, advises the bride before giving her away on the Castle staircase. Guests and the groom are wowed by her...

May 4, 2011

Presidential Candidate Assessment Form Available Online

By Chris van de Velde, Chair, Presidential Search Committee On behalf of the Search Committee and the Board of Trustees, I want to thank the many members of the Arcadia community who participated in the interviews of the candidates for President. Your dedication to the University was shown by your...

May 4, 2011

Arcadia Art Share: Meiers Says "Pie Glue"

Need a quick way out of marriage? Pie glue. Learn more tips from Bill Meiers ’93M,’96M , Arcadia University English Instructor and Co-Director of the Honors Program, as he reads and discusses Gregory Corso's poem “Marriage." Meiers also performed and discussed Langston Hughes' "Motto" in an earlier...

April 26, 2011

Arcadia Art Share: Scrabble for Surrealists

By Purnell Cropper, Social Media Manager Torrential rain is the mother of confinement, and consequently invention. A couple summers ago, I visited a friend who was an artist in residence at Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild . A downpour stranded a few of us in the main cabin. We got bored and started...

April 19, 2011

New Honor Society Begins for International Studies Students

Arcadia University has started a chapter of Sigma Iota Rho , an honor society that promotes and rewards scholarship and service among students and practitioners of international studies, international affairs, and global studies. The faculty adviser is Dr. Samer Abboud , Assistant Professor of...

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February 11, 2011

Paradis Talk: Role of African Americans in Harpers Ferry Raid, Feb. 21

Dr. James Paradis , Adjunct Professor of History, recently published a review of a new book, The Louisiana Tigers in the Gettysburg Campaign; June- July 1863 , by Scott L. Mingus Sr. (Louisiana State University Press). The review appears in the Feb. 2011 issue of the Journal of Southern History (...

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February 4, 2011

Abboud and Amjad Lead Public Conversation on the Upheavals in Egypt, Feb. 7

Dr. Samer Abboud , Assistant Professor of History and International Studies, and Dr. Mohammad Amjad , Visiting Professor of Sociology, will lead a public conversation on "The Upheavals in Egypt: What’s Happening and Why? What Comes Next?" on Monday, Feb. 7, from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. in Brubaker Hall...

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